Gold scarab

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7792 A, pit

Dimensions

Overall: 0.3 x 1.4 x 2 cm (1/8 x 9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1396

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Gold scarab inside wood core or other matter, now decayed. ring for suspension. Crumpled.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7792A, pit. 1928: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition